In the end, fate decided for Hamilton, who was able to control the race from the front throughout and respond to his pursuers, who were always kept well out of arm's length. Behind him, Vettel was on the move, too. Verstappen then wasted no time moving up the field. First Vettel blew past Raikkonen before going wheel-to-wheel with Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo at turn seven, producing puffs of blue smoke as the cars touched tyres.
Arsene Wenger praised Mesut Ozil after the German World Cup victor helped Arsenal to a 3-0 Premier League victory over struggling West Ham and maintain their hopes of qualifying for the Champions League on Wednesday. Arsenal's win against West Ham moved them back to 5th position with four points adrift 4th placed Manchester City as they face Crystal Palace at the Selhurst Park on Monday to continue their Top 4 struggle.
Louis Post-Dispatch. They're going to throw everything at us and we're excited to go home for sure. They're going to be desperate; we know that, but it doesn't change our mindset or anything. They pushed really hard and put us on our heels a bit and we grinded and we got it done. The Blues took the lead early in the second via Edmundson's second goal of the series.
Happ (elbow) is scheduled to undergo an MRI, Arden Zwelling of Sportsnet reports. On Sunday. the Blue Jays announced that ace starter, Aaron Sanchez , will be placed on the 10 day disabled list in order to deal with a nagging blister issue on his pitching hand.
It was a hard game against a good team and we managed to get a draw thanks to a great assist from Angel [Correa]. Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann has failed to rule out a future move across the Spanish capital to Real Madrid , although he acknowledged that "very, very few players" have made the switch.
We haven't done that all season, but this is the right time to do it". Jimmy Butler contributed 30 points and nine rebounds as the Chicago Bulls stunned Eastern Conference top seeds the Boston Celtics in their opening play-off game on an emotional night for Isaiah Thomas .
Jones did not play in the D-League as he did last season. "He made some tough shots and he's capable of doing that". Deron Williams had a season-high 35 points, nine assists and seven rebounds for the Cavaliers , who fell to 0-7 this season when LeBron James doesn't play.
But the Bulls showed up to win, and they took it to the Celtics by exploiting their biggest weakness and dominating the one facet of the game Thomas couldn't control - the boards. "One of the things I've learned, having been through situations in the past, is that there's really no right or wrong answer", Stevens said less than two hours before the game.
Though KKR were triumphant, hanging the team's batting on Narine may not be a wise option to move forward with in the tournament. The key for both these teams has been that they have found the right structure, with each player aware of his responsibility.
While the Raptors came up short of last year's 56 regular-season wins, this team looks better on paper with the midseason trade acquisitions of Serge Ibaka and P.J. "He's our guy, he's our All-Star", said Casey. Milwaukee takes a 1-0 series lead in their best-of-seven first-round series. Coach Dwane Casey spoke on the team's functioning, not having a good pace or rhythm, any movement.
Hamilton's decision to slow in front of Ricciardo on the way into the pits on lap 13 was made because he was behind Bottas, who was also coming in, and he wanted to give himself time to have his tyres changed straight after his teammate and not lose a place to the Australian.
Even more impressive was the very big launch of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild . Since launch, Nintendo has struggled to keep up with demand for the Switch, a problem it hopes to rectify by doubling the production of the console for the next fiscal year.
Many times in the playoffs , production comes from unlikely sources. Eleven seconds into the game, Dubinsky put a shot on Fleury's pads and Atkinson was in the right place to score on the rebound, pumping up a sold-out Nationwide Arena crowd hungry for some playoff prosperity.
It was a tough draw for Real Madrid , but expecting them to just come out and dominate their rivals is foolish. The Frenchman has only been beaten twice since that initial derby disappointment - by Sevilla and Valencia this January and February - and his 78 per cent win ratio stacks up well alongside his recent predecessors.
Nigerian global, Victor Moses, lasted for 54 minutes on the pitch before he was replaced by Cesc Fabregas; but neither of the two players could influence the game in favour of Chelsea . Chelsea were without goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois due to an ankle problem, while Marcos Alonso succumbed to a virus, bringing Asmir Begovic and Kurt Zouma into their usual first XI.
It also sent Twitter into a spin, with plenty of love for the athletic seven-footer who was born in what is now South Sudan, but grew up in Perth and Sydney. "We know they're going to be more desperate". Game 2 is Monday night at Quicken Loans Arena. But in the second half he, like the rest of the Raptors , were stymied time and again.
A defensive breakdown was the difference as the New York Rangers defeated the Canadiens 2-0 to open their best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarter-final series. We've entered the third season of the annual South Point-lined Play of the Day competition, effective July 1. Fleury withstood an early push by Columbus, and the Penguins responded by pulling away from the untested Blue Jackets.
With El Clasico a week away, Barcelona will host sixth-place Real Sociedad while Real Madrid pay a visit to 18th-place Sporting Gijon. Roma's 1-1 draw at home to Atalanta - with Dzeko levelling Jasmin Kurtic's 22nd minute strike five minutes after the restart - allowed Juventus to extend their lead as they target a record sixth consecutive scudetto.
RANGERS 2, CANADIENS 0: Tanner Glass scored in the first period and Henrik Lundqvist made 31 saves to help NY beat Montreal in Game 1 of their first-round Eastern Conference series. "When we play that way, I think when this is all said and done, we're going to be in a good place". "We need to play better defense and play on the same page".
Pulis' men would go no closer to getting on terms - the Arsenal win before last month's worldwide break standing as the only game in the last seven where they have found the net. Rondon played a flawless pass through to Phillips who raced beyond the defence and only had Mignolet to beat, but the Liverpool goalkeeper rushed out to make a crucial save.
The Portuguese forward became the first man to reach the 100 goal milestone in the Champions League, after appearing in 143 games. "I don't know who doubted me", Ronaldo told BeIn Sports . The first-leg turned after the break as Ronaldo equalised, then Real dominated Bayern with the numerical advantage and peppered the Bayern goal. Seeking their first league title since 2012, Madrid have a game in hand and a three-point lead over two-time defending champion Barcelona, who host sixth-place ...
Son Heung-min added a third just before half-time and netted another 10 minutes into the second-half. " Watford began with great energy, substantial motivation to play against us, and also to be patient was clearly one of the keys". "They're an exciting team to watch". - Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs Livepic LONDON , April 9 - Mauricio Pochettino insists his Tottenham Hotspur side are building a winning mentality and will be ready to pounce if Chelsea stumble in the race for the ...
He then jumped ahead 0-2 to Longoria, one of the major's best hitters, before throwing four straight balls. "It was unfortunate that [fifth] inning unfolded the way it did". The Yankees would get another long ball in the seventh inning, as Headley used the short porch in right field to his advantage, hitting a home run into the first row.
Isaiah Thomas , playing in the game just a day after his sister horrifically passed away in a auto accident in the state of Washington, scored a game-high 33 points. His friends and family had embraced Thomas and consoled him quietly and emotionally from their hearts, and now his fans were consoling the league's most beloved underdog loudly and emotionally from their hearts.
Dellin Betances struck out three in a scoreless eighth. He went 0 for 3 and is 1 for 23 on the season with 11 strikeouts. Even Dexter Fowler , the free agent signing that was supposed to put them over the top, is hitting a woeful.140. Pineda settled down after his rocky start to get the win and lift his record to 2-1. Martinez steadied a little, but never quite recovered, finishing the game with a line of 5.1 innings, four hits, three runs, eight walks and 11 strikeouts.
The past few weeks have been a challenging stretch for the Cavs, who closed the regular season going 10-14 since March 1. They didn't win their postseason opener as much as survive it. If the Cavaliers were to make it to the conference championship series or even the NBA Finals and find themselves in a situation where they do not have the home court advantage, it would be a tough feat to pull off a series win against one of the NBA's elite.
That being said, the tension told when Marco Asensio, on as a substitute for Gareth Bale, clipped a delightful ball into Ronaldo's path on the 77th minute, and the forward got to the ball first to clip in the victor. "We're content with the result , but we'd have liked to have scored more". "Even another goal would not have made that much difference". Bayern Munich will have to turn around the 2-1 loss at Real in the second leg on Tuesday.
So with the death of Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney , it's not an exaggeration to say a king has passed away. Steelers players paid tribute to Rooney on Thursday as well. Pittsburgh AthleticsPitt football will wear a special helmet at Saturday's spring game to honor Dan Rooney. Joseph deserved the job on his own merits, but there was a time in professional sports when the most qualified African Americans were not getting hired for high-level positions.
Both players had seven aces on indoor clay at the Kindarea in Rouen. Visiting captain Leon Smith's task was always going to be tricky without world number Andy Murray, recuperating from an elbow injury, and the French clay - with Evans' last victory on the red dust dating back to 2013.
The four stroke penalty - two for the incorrect ball placement and two for signing an incorrect score card - dropped the runaway leader into second place, one shot off the lead. " Lexi and I had a great match going there. She was immediately notified of the breach LPGA Rules Committee in between holes 12 and 13 of the final round".
The renewed optimism is in contrast to previous year, when Ferrari did not even win a race and where Vettel drew more attention for his frustrated outbursts during actual races rather than his driving. In lap 14, a collision between the cars of Lance Stroll and Carlos Sainz prompted the safety auto to come out, but the Mercedes cars could not get back on track right away.
Sitting six points clear of fifth placed Manchester United, who have two games in hand, Liverpool can't afford to ease off as they eye a top four finish. In added-on time, Liverpool should have made sure of the points after Ben Foster was stranded up-field after coming up for a corner, but Alberto Moreno fired wide from 45 yards when he had teammates either side of him for the pass.
It was wet and wild, and far from a masterpiece. Masahiro Tanaka's third straight Opening Day start was a dud, the Bamber Bombers struggled immensely and nine runners were left-on-base. Before the dramatic finish, the night belonged to St. Louis right-hander Carlos Martinez, who retired 12 in a row and 18 of 19 over one stretch against the defending champions.
The win lifts Liverpool to third, going above Man City by two points in the process, although Pep Guardiola's side do have a game in hand. Liverpool leapfrogged Manchester City in the Premier League after they extended their unbeaten run to seven games.
It's not dependent on us; it's dependent on if Chelsea fail. "We tried to affect it by playing a bit more robust, which worked slightly, without making those key moments, and sometimes you're only a pass away from that, and I thought they delivered that today, especially for the second goal ".